More Than Friends
Poems from Him and Her
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More Than Friends by Sara Holbrook
Book DescriptionTeenage love explored from his and her points of view. From the first furtive looks across the classroom to the blossom of new romance and the final flameout, teenage love is loaded with awkwardness, uncertainty, dreams, conflict, and pure bliss. Poets Sara Holbrook and Allan Wolf combine their considerable talents to explore these feelings and struggles by creating the voices of a girl and boy in the throes of affection. As they experience the giddiness of love, the poems' two characters also face obstacles (parents) and distractions (friends) while learning to respect each other's interests and needs. Can this relationship survive? In sonnets, tankas, villanelles, and other poetic forms, Holbrook and Wolf examine the efforts of two teenagers who dare to be more than friends.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781590785874
(180mm x 145mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Boyds Mills Press
Publisher: Boyds Mills Press
Publish Date: 6-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Sara Holbrook
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This entertaining and quirky collection of school poems covers everything from a "slam-dancing ride" on the big yellow bus to the teacher who picks up signals with "antennae in her hair" to a full-on zombie invasion. Sidebars introduce readers to many elements of poetry and invite kids to write poems of their own.
Walking on the Boundaries of Change, Paperback / softback (October 1998)» View all books by Sara Holbrook
Between youth and adulthood, kids are faced with complex questions and equally difficult answers. Transition is a daily theme. This honest and insightful book includes poems for young adults that confront and question issues of transition, new experiences, difficult choices, and a search for truth.
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Author Biography - Sara Holbrook
Sara Holbrook performs her poems around the world and in schools in the United States. She offers workshops for teachers and students that explain how to incorporate poetry and poetry writing across the curriculum. She is also the author of several textbooks on writing and using poetry in the classroom. She lives inMentor, Ohio.Allan Wolf lives in Asheville, North Carolina. His novel in verse, "New Found Land: Lewis and Clark's Voyage of Discovery," was chosen as a "School Library Journal "Best Book and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. His new novel in verse, "Zane's Trace," was named a Book Sense Children's top Ten Pick."
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